Knife, didgeridoo, shovel used as weapons in brutal neighbourhood brawl

A DIDGERIDOO, a shovel and a knife were all allegedly used as weapons in a wild neighbourhood brawl which left three people injured in Sydney’s southwest.

Police said they were called to Wheeler Avenue at Lurnea just before 12.30am on Saturday after tensions boiled over between two neighbours and a fight erupted on the street.

It’s understood the neighbours had been arguing for around 90 minutes before police were called after a didgeridoo was allegedly used to smash a window in one of the homes.


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A brawl then broke out between a number of men from both properties, during which two men were allegedly slashed with a knife and third hit over the head with a shovel.

All three men were taken to hospital for treatment to knife wounds to their hands and head and facial injuries.

The knife, didgeridoo and shovel were all seized from the home.

Two men, aged 44 and 55, were arrested and taken to Liverpool Police Station.

Both have since been charged with affray, while the younger man was also charged with malicious damage.

The pair was granted bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday, January 24.

Investigations are continuing and police anticipate further charges will be laid.

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